Friday, August 23, 2019

Poseokjeong

A site of once beautiful royal pavilion of Silla Kingdom. The most interesting feature today here is a system of small water channels. Here...

Namhansanseong

Well preserved, impressive mountain fortress, with parks and temples. First known fortress was built here in 672 AD. Current structures have been constructed mainly...

Las Pozas (Xilitla)

Unique park in surrealist style, created by Edward James in the early 1940ies - 1980ies. Park basically is very picturesque rainforest with numerous waterfalls...

Xochimilco

Unique monument of urban planning, inherited from Aztec times. Here has been preserved the network of ancient channels with chinampas – island gardens. Channels...

Tetzcotzingo

One of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. Imperial summer gardens for Aztec emperors of nearby Texcoco. Developed in the 15th century as...

Akureyri Botanical Gardens

One of northernmost botanical gardens in the world, established in 1912. Botanical garden aims to select plants suitable for Iceland. Location, GPS coordinates: 65.6753 N 18.0936...

Hverasvæðið – Hveragerði Geothermal Park

Today the Hveragerði Geothermal Park is somewhat less impressive, if compared to other geothermal fields around Hveragerði (Hveragerdi) town - it is "civilized" and...